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The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his ... See full summary »

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Marcel Campion
Alan Badel ...
President Rojo
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Sue Ann Daley
Thommy Berggren ...
Sergei Nikovitch
Delia Boccardo ...
Caroline de Coyne
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Fat Cat
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Baron de Coyne
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Deborah Hadley (as Olivia De Havilland)
Bekim Fehmiu ...
Dax Xenos
Anna Moffo ...
Dania Leonardi
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Jaime Xenos
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Amparo Rojo
Yolande Donlan ...
Mrs. Erickson
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Mr.James Hadley
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...
El Condor (as Jorge Martinez De Hoyos)
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Storyline

The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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25 March 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Playboys und Abenteurer  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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George Hamilton and Alain Delon turned down the role of Dax Xenos. Mia Farrow was the original choice for Sue Ann Daley and Ali MacGraw also declined the role after disliking the script. See more »

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The second time the Lockheed Super Constellation is taking off the next shot shows the shadow of a Douglas DC-7, not the Super Constellation. The Super Constellation has three rudders, the DC-7 only one; the shadow shows only one rudder. See more »

Quotes

Girl journalist Belinda: Is it true you've made love to every woman in this room?
Dax Xenos: [eying her lustfully] Not yet...
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A newly released R rated version will definitely change many votes
8 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have read Harrold Robbins' book 4 times. When I recently viewed the film I expected to see all kinds of changes from what was in the book. I was actually amazed to see that the film followed closely to what was written except for a few story alterations that were obviously unavoidable. The book was a lot more decadent than was depicted by the film. However, the film was very well cast with excellent acting by everyone. I was really pleased that the film conveyed the spirit of the book to the end. I just acquired the DVD which is the original R rated version for international release. It runs a full 177 minutes. Obviously, this picture could not have been shown in American theaters in 1970 when the film was made. Even though the film is 35 years old it is not dated. My copy is a Panavision widescreen copy with full Dolby 5.1 Surround stereo sound and it plays as if it was a newly produced film. If you are lucky enough to acquire this version of the film watch it again. I'm sure you will be really pleased especially if you have a "Home Theatre" with a large wide screen.


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